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Community Seed Saving and Safe Seed Sources with Russ Bedford

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Russ Bedford is the creator and director of the Flint Seed Democracy. He maintains a forest garden at his home in Flint, MI with over 100 edible species on less than 1/12 of an acre. Russ teaches seed saving classes for Edible Flint’s Garden Starters Class. His garden was a stop on Edible Flint’s 2013 […]

Companion Planting, Water Harvesting and Soil Building: Sustainable Agriculture at GVSU

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Located on approximately 2 acres of former cropland, GVSU’s Sustainable Agricultural Project (SAP) is a student led initiative for exploring the principles and practices of sustainable agriculture. Through hands on activities, the  SAP provides a place where plants, people, knowledge and relationships can grow. Current President of the GVSU Farm Club, member of the SAP […]

Michigan’s Geoecology

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Michigan’s geology was shaped through a series of events. The changes in geology shaped the formation of Michigan’s ecology. The interaction of the two is the geoecology. Michigan’s landmass is partially comprised of one of the early continents. Some of this rock can be seen around Marquette, where it was forced upward after the formation […]

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